The Oyo State Government has announced the passing away of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Michael Adesina Olusegun Adeyemo. He died early Friday morning after a sudden illness. He was aged 47.
A three-day mourning period, starting from Monday, April 30 – Wednesday, May 2, 2018, has been declared by the State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who also directed that flags be flown at half mast during the period.
Governor Ajimobi described the death as a tragic loss for him and the people of the state.
“I received the news of the untimely passage of my brother, friend and dependable political ally, with grief and utter shock, this morning (Friday).
“He was a fine gentleman and bridge builder, who was committed to the development and progress of the state. His death has left a gaping void that will be difficult to fill. ~ Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi